Internships at Kimmel Orchard in Nebraska City, NE

Great news!  Kimmel Orchard is looking for 6 interns.  The job descriptions of each position are listed below.  For more information, please contact Erin Beethe, Business Manger for Kimmel Orchard at:  ebeethe@kimmelorchard.org

Applications are being accepted for University of Nebraska-Lincoln students through Husker Hire Link:

http://www.unl.edu/careers/hhl

Business Planning and Growth Internship at Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard in Nebraska City, NE 

An amazing internship opportunity for a student interested in assisting with business planning and growth!  This internship will assist with strengthening and growing business functions and of Kimmel Orchard; however, all Kimmel interns will receive cross-training in multiple areas and must be open to other duties as assigned. This intern will be involved with all day-to-day functions of Kimmel Orchard.  The student intern will help with issues including but not limited to: business planning, customer and employee engagement, development of new profit centers, orchard product selection, merchandising, product placement and store layout, ecommerce functions as well as events and event planning and ecommerce functions.  This intern will also document their internship experience by creating educational materials and through social media channels.  Must be 19 to apply.  Note: It may be possible for students to receive credit for this paid internship experience.

Marketing Internship at Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard in Nebraska City, NE.

An amazing internship opportunity for a student interested in assisting with marketing and growing Kimmel!  This internship will assist with strengthening and growing  Kimmel marketing efforts; however, all Kimmel interns will receive cross-training in multiple areas and must be open to other duties as assigned.  This internship will help create marketing plans, strategies and metrics.  This internship will provide opportunities to work on social media marketing, traditional marketing, educational marketing while also examining emerging marketing trends and measuring return of investment. Ability to shoot, edit, post and market videos a plus.  This intern will also document their internship experience by creating educational materials and through social media channels.  Must be 19 to apply.  Note: It may be possible for students to receive credit for this paid internship experience.

Retail & Hospitality Internship at Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard in Nebraska City, NE

An amazing internship opportunity for a student interested in hands-on retail and hospitality experience at Nebraska’s legendary Kimmel Orchard.  This internship will assist with strengthening and growing retail and hospitality aspects of Kimmel Orchard; however, all Kimmel interns will receive cross-training in multiple areas and must be open to other duties as assigned. This intern will be involved with all day-to-day functions of Kimmel Orchard.  The student intern will help with issues including but not limited to: retail sales, increasing customer and employee engagement, development of new programs and ideas to strengthen the consumer experience at Kimmel, managing inventory, merchandising, product placement and store layout, event planning and management as well as assisting with ecommerce functions.  This intern will also document their internship experience by creating educational materials and through social media channels. Must be 19 to apply.  Note: It may be possible for students to receive credit for this paid internship experience.

Food Science Intern at Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard in Nebraska City, NE

An amazing internship opportunity for a student interested in gaining hands-on experience in the food industry.  This intern will work in the area of food safety and product at Kimmel; however, all Kimmel interns will receive cross-training in multiple areas and must be open to other duties as assigned. This intern will be involved with developing and maintaining food safety and product standards and procedures that fit with the day-to-day functions of Kimmel Orchard. This intern will also document their internship experience by creating educational materials and through social media channels. Must be 19 to apply.  Note: It may be possible for students to receive credit for this paid internship experience. 

Landscape Maintenance Internship at Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard in Nebraska City, NE

Responsible for the landscape maintenance for all properties associated with the Kimmel Orchard and Vineyard.  Main duties will include mowing, insect, disease and weed control, fertilization, demonstration bed and outdoor classroom maintenance.  Identification of problem areas and developing solutions.  Renovation of the demonstration beds and development of information signs for the grounds as needed.  Trail maintenance which will include weed control, pruning and applying wood chips as needed.   All Kimmel interns will be cross-trained in a variety of areas and additional responsibilities  include other duties as assigned. This intern will also document their internship experience by creating educational materials and through social media channels. Must be 19 to apply.  Note: It may be possible for students to receive credit for this paid internship experience.

Orchard Internship at Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard in Nebraska City, NE

Assist orchard management with duties throughout the Kimmel Orchard and Vineyard property.  Main duties center on the production of a wide variety of fruit trees, small fruits, grapes and vegetables; however, all Kimmel interns will be cross-trained and include other duties as assigned. Responsibilities will include mowing, planting, harvesting and overall production of the crops grown at the orchard.   Duties will also include maintenance of the educational trail system located throughout the property.  Activities associated with the trail include weed control, pruning and applying wood chips as needed.  The candidate will also be responsible for developing a regular blog and participate in other social media that will highlight their activities and other interesting topics associated with their activity.  Responsibilities also include other duties as assigned. Must be 19 to apply.  Note: It may be possible for students to receive credit for this paid internship experience.

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